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Is a prolactinoma a kind of pituitary cancer?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: It's not a cancer

A prolactinoma is a benign, non-cancerous growth in the pituitary that produces too much prolactin hormone.
It's the only functioning pituitary tumor that can be treated with a pill without the need for surgery.

In brief: It's not a cancer

A prolactinoma is a benign, non-cancerous growth in the pituitary that produces too much prolactin hormone.
It's the only functioning pituitary tumor that can be treated with a pill without the need for surgery.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Igor Yusupov
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

Prolactinoma is a common non-cancerous tumor of the pituitary gland.

In brief: Yes

Prolactinoma is a common non-cancerous tumor of the pituitary gland.
Dr. Igor Yusupov
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